Books tagged: jewish women

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Lilli Chernofsky
Pre-release—available January 23, 2018. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 91,690. Language: English. Published by Brick Mantel Books. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
With war at their doorstep, Lilli Chernofsky flees Lithuania with her brother Aaron and a group of yeshiva students. Along with other Jewish refugees, Lilli makes a home in the ghettos of Shanghai. Though they managed to escape the horror in Europe, they are now faced with starvation, subhuman conditions, and violence at the hands of Japanese soldiers in Shanghai.
Burned Beyond Recognition The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire March 25, 1911
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 6,520. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Labor rights, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Labor
The inferno in the Asch Builiding on March 25, 1911 is undoubtedly the most notorious and influential industrial fire in history. From the ashes of the 8th, 9th and 10th floors grew a strong International Ladies Garment Workers Union (ILGWU). Ironically the union was founded the year before. 146 lives, most of them young immigrant women, were lost in the disaster. It might have been prevented.
Hours of Devotion: Fanny Neuda's Book of Prayers for Jewish Women
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,370. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism
This nineteenth-century Jewish classic was a staple in pre-war Europe. Fanny Neuda, wife of a rabbi, wrote these prayers for women to pray with both in synagogue and at home. In 1806, M. Mayer published this translation, which made the book available to a North American audience for the first time. This ebook version has been rescued from the depths of the Internet Archive and lovingly prepared.
Karyn Kupcinet Strangled Hollywood Beauty
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,110. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Andrew Prine was Karyn Kupcinet's boyfriend until shortly before her violent and untimely death on November 28, 1963. Karyn's body lay undiscovered on a couch in her West Hollywood apartment for three days. It was found by two friends. My book reveals many of the likely suspects in her murder, including Prine, who is still alive. Karyn was also a drug abuser. She used methamphetamine habitually.
Daughters of Absence
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,140. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2013 by Dream of Things. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
A collection of essays by daughters of Holocaust survivors. Despite the unique pressures of being the daughters of "survivors," the contributors have thrived and made the most of their lives, but not in stereotypical ways. Instead, they chose ways that combine compassion with courage, and success with celebration. The result is an uplifting and inspiring book from a group of very inspiring women.
STOLEN IN PARIS: The Lost Chronicles of Young Ernest Hemingway: The Runaway
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,330. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Women's fiction » Feminist
The early 1900s gave way to a new era for the women of the United States; the Flapper era. Women and young girls began to idolize the famous celebrities of jazz and cut their hair short, wearing short dresses, and makeup. Young Martha Birdnest has just turned 13 and much to her family's dismay comes to realize what it really means to be a flapper.
The Status of Women in Islam
Price: Free! Words: 18,250. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2012 by Peace Vision. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Islam / Rituals & Practice
In the West, Islam is believed to be the symbol of the subordination of women par excellence. In order to understand how firm this belief is, it is enough to mention that the Minister of Education in France, the land of Voltaire, has recently ordered the expulsion of all young Muslim women wearing the veil from French schools!
Women History Forgot
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 60,790. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
Powerful women in world History? You bet. Rulers, scientists, fighters....they are here and most are unknown. Forgotten and they should not be!
The Fragile Mistress
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,890. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2011 by Hamilton Stone. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
The Fragile Mistress is a dark and penetrating look at pre-1967 Israel and Palestine through the eyes of 14 year old Liana Bialik. After her American father's suicide, Liana's Jerusalem-born mother decides to take Liana and her sister back to her homeland, where her family has lived for four generations. Liana feels overwhelmed and suffocated by her mother and begins to reach out.
Daughters of Iraq
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,160. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Regency, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
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Daughters of Iraq is a fascinating story following three generation of women as they journey from Iraq in the first half of the twentieth century to modern-day Israel and Seattle. It is the story of a Jewish family that emigrated from Iraq to Israel to start a new life in the newly established country.